State Rep. Lisa Subeck
Press Release

Assembly Republicans Miss the Mark on Women’s Health

Republican-led Health Committee Hears Divisive Reproductive Health Bills as GOP Leadership Cuts Medicaid Expansion from Budget, Leaving “Healthy Women, Healthy Babies” Initiative Unfunded

By - May 7th, 2019 09:04 am

MADISON – Today, the Assembly Committee on Health will hold a public hearing on Assembly Bills 179, 180, 181, 182, and 183. Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) released the following statement regarding the planned hearing.

“We have a real opportunity to come together to improve health outcomes for mothers and babies by expanding Medicaid and implementing Governor Evers’s groundbreaking Healthy Women, Healthy Babies initiative. Instead, Assembly Republicans are following the lead of President Trump, advancing their inflammatory and politically motivated anti-women’s health agenda in an attempt to mislead and divide us.

The Governor’s budget initiative would ensure that all women have access to preventative health care services, like cervical and breast cancer screenings, and addresses Wisconsin’s disparate rates of infant mortality. Every woman in Wisconsin – regardless of race, income, or zip code – deserves access to quality health care when she needs it.

Wisconsin women have had enough of the political games when it comes to our health care. Instead of interfering with health care decisions that should be made by women and our health care providers, Republican politicians should follow Governor Evers’s lead by investing in quality health care for women and families.”

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